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Sidecar Training

The USCA strongly supports the idea of sidecar training.  The following folks offer training courses*.  Ideally, take a class before you buy a rig, it’s a great way to be sure that sidecars are for you.  

> Sidecar / Trike training in the State of Washington.

> Sidecar / Trike training in the State of Virginia by the Motorcycle Safety League,, also by the Motorcycle Safety Center, courses-offered/sidecar-or-trike/, and Apex Cycle Education at

> Iron Buffalo Motorcycle Training is the only company to issue three-wheel completion certificates for licensing in Colorado. Iron Buffalo uses Evergreen Safety Council’s curriculum and training from the state’s only five certified three-wheel rider coaches. Contact William & “Marg” Portouw at 303-751-3741 or

> (5/22/23 – Retired in 2019) First weekend of each month – Pineywoods Riders Academy offers the Sidecar/Trike Education Program. He and his son still do installations of sidecars. For more information contact Marcus Renfroe at 3415 East Denman Ave., Lufkin, TX 75901. 936-674-6767.

*The United Sidecar Association provides this list as a service. A listing on this page is purely informational, the United Sidecar Association does not officially endorse any particular provider. If you have a correction or addition, please use the Contact Us link.